Rich's 30G Cube Build.... Yea This One!

magnoliarichj

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Well Taking a lesson Dr. Porsche.... He Could not fid a car he like so he built his own. I can find a nano i like So Im building my own...

I hope to get nominated in April For TOTM. It would be a great Bday present.

Well here goes.

I picked up the 30 Cube from Petsmart. It was on sale and then i got another 10% off Great Deal for tank and stand... Lets just hope the bottom is not tempered.

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magnoliarichj

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To start cutting holes I like to use a Dremel, the circular attachment, and the diamond bits from harbor frieght..... they are cheap about 20 bucks but you go through about 2-3 for every 2 holes.

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magnoliarichj

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A mock up of the plumbing....

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If any one in the tampabay area can make this piece in acrylic pleas elet me know its the next step...

its 19 1/4" x 9" its the overflow wall

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magnoliarichj

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The tank as it stands in my house planning for the sump begins!

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Thanks for looking More to come.... Ask questions its what its all about.


Rich Jackson
 

FrozenSurfer

Here Fishy Fishy
Uh.... I'm impressed. I'm 90% sure the bottom is tempered. At least my 37 cube is.... I'm sure of that. Nice job!
 

Megg0602

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nice work cant wait to see how it comes along
and im quite jealous of your location being as ive vacationed there since i was four and want to live there some day! i stayed on longboat key and most recently (because they tore down the place we stayed) lido key. i know that place like the back of my hand! and sure as h*ll im missing it now since i had to clean snow off my car today!
 

magnoliarichj

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<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=14187283#post14187283 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by Megg0602
nice work cant wait to see how it comes along
and im quite jealous of your location being as ive vacationed there since i was four and want to live there some day! i stayed on longboat key and most recently (because they tore down the place we stayed) lido key. i know that place like the back of my hand! and sure as h*ll im missing it now since i had to clean snow off my car today!


My house is for sale..... in case you want to move.
 

SoundsFishy2me2

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Cube DIY is looking good. There are several places where you can find a small piece of plastic/lexan/acrylic rather then glass for the overflow box then you might be able to get it in black and slot the top fins with your dremmel & jug saw. I was helping Bruce today move his Mac Daddy cube with everyone, I noticed he built in round mini-halogen cabnet lighting under th tank for the sump & underside computer type fan in the cabnet to reduce heat. Looked great.
 
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